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Weightlifter Ara Khachatryan fails at London Olympics

Weightlifter Ara Khachatryan fails at London Olympics

PanARMENIAN.Net - On August 3, European vice champion and World World Weightlifting Championships silver medal winner Ara Khachatryan failed to lift 165 kg in the snatch, scoring no points at Olympic Men’s 85kg Weightlifting competition.

Thus, all of the three weightlifters representing Armenia at London Olympics showed unsuccessful performance.

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Two more freestyle wrestlers, Georgy Ketoyev(-97 kg) and David Safaryan (-65 kg) will be the last to represent Armenia on Sunday.
Aleksanyan wore a shirt with the image of Robert Abajyan, the Armenian serviceman who was killed during the 4-day war in April.
He has won a gold medal at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics and a bronze medal in the 2016 European Weightlifting Championships.
In the clean and jerk, the Armenian weightlifter lifted 115kg, followed by 122kg and 126kg.
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